Welcome parents and family. Our goal as the Career and Professional Success team is to help your students turn their education, co-curricular activities, and experiential learning into post-graduation success. This is a process that starts in their first year at UNH and continues beyond graduation. As parents and family, you can play an impactful and supportive role. Encouraging your students to participate with the Career and Professional Success team early and often will help them take advantage of the many opportunities here at UNH.
Below is a list of resources and events provided by the Career and Professional Success team.
- Assist students who are choosing a major by providing information on how different majors can impact their career path.
- Offer self-assessments that help students identify areas of interest.
- Define strategies on how to network at UNH and beyond.
Identifying Early Experience
- Aid in identifying shadowing, volunteer, research, clubs and organizations, internships and other experiential leaning opportunities to help students build transferable skills for industry.
Graduate School Planning
- Serve as an itial stop students make when considering graduate school. We help them explore whether it is the right next step and connect them to useful resources to utilize if they decide to apply.
Internship and Job Opportunities
- Work with students to build effective strategies for searching.
Building Career Documents
- Support students when making strong and thorough resumes, cover letters, and other professional documents.
Career Express Walk-in Hours
- Students are able to drop-in and have career related questions answered by either a professional staff member or one of the Career Ambassadors.
- Students are able to make personal appointments with Career Counselors or the Career Directors to get more perspective on the career process. We encourage students to work with us all four years.
- We offer a full calendar of workshops and panels presented by both the career team and employers from different industries.
- Employers visit campus to talk about their company and employment opportunities.
On Campus Interviewing
- Some employers come directly to the students and offer on-campus interviews for internships and entry level jobs.
The Career and Internship Fair
- The Career and Internship Fair is a formal opportunity for students to meet more than 180 employers with active internship and job postings.
Graduate and Professional School Fair
- The Graduate School Fair is an opportunity for students to talk to more than 70 schools about their advanced academic programs.
Resume Review Day
- Resume Review Day is an event where students bring multiple copies of their resume and have them reviewed by industry professional.
Mock Interview Day
- Mock Interview Day is an event where students pre-register to sit for 30 minute interviews with employers from many different sectors of industry. This is a formal event where employers will give helpful feedback to the students to assist them in their job hunt process.
Pathways Mentorship Program
- Each year students who participate in the Pathways program are connected to Alumni in the workforce. Students are able to get valuable insight and learn from those who are doing the work.